[ubuntu-uk] Bug 12168 Needs a British English Speaker.

Bill Smith bill at billsoft.f9.co.uk
Sun Sep 4 16:15:05 CDT 2005

I would be pleased to help in any way I can, but how do I do what you
want and need doing? I am a Brit, the real thing, so if I can help and
assist in any way please do contact me on bill at billsoft.f9.co.uk

Regards Bill Smith

On Sun, 2005-09-04 at 14:08 +0100, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> Hi,
> http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=12168 picks up on some
> incorrectly spelt words in aspell's British English dictionary.  I
> opened it, and Mark Florian has added a couple more.
> It would be nice if a British English speaker could confirm our spelling
> and move the bug on from Unconfirmed to New.
> Incidentally, it seems a lot of bugs, even well-reported ones with
> simple test cases, e.g. 12655, sit at Unconfirmed.  I guess this is
> because the people with time to fix bugs are too busy fixing ones at New
> to take a first pass through all those at Unconfirmed, spotting
> duplicates or explaining to the reporter why it isn't a bug.
> It seems an obvious thing for volunteers who can only spend 15 minutes
> here and there to help out with, but the Wiki had only a little on the
> topic.  A quick initial response to a bug report is encouraging to the
> reporter who otherwise may not report the next thing they spot.  That
> would lose a valuable source of contribution.
> Cheers,
> Ralph.

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